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A skier practicing a beacon locating drill during avalanche rescue training with Alpenglow Expeditions.

Experts stress importance of preparation in case of an avalanche

“Avalanches are a reality, so carrying avalanche safety equipment and educating yourself on how to use that equipment is a really good idea,” said Talbott.
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How To Start Backcountry Touring In Lake Tahoe

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What You Need To Start Backcountry Skiing or Splitboarding

A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Touring in Lake Tahoe with professional mountain guides.
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Labor Day Winter Sale

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State of the Snowpack – 01/25/2023

After heavy snows followed by scouring East winds, check out our state of the snowpack from Alpenglow Ski Guide Peter Terwilliger. Right now, the snowpack is ranging from 1 to…
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What Does A Pro Guide Carry Into the Backcountry?

Alpenglow Expeditions Ski Guide Peter Terwilliger answer the question: What’s In My Ski Pack? With so much outdoor gear on the scene, it can be hard to know what you need…
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What to Carry in Your Ski Repair Kit

Alpenglow Expeditions Ski Guide Peter Terwilliger shares what he carries in his backcountry repair kit.  A repair kit is an often overlooked piece of equipment that we should always carry…
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Educating Local Youth Through Alpenglow’s Teen AIARE 1

Is your teen interested in getting into the backcountry? As a parent, it can be worrisome to think about sending your child out beyond the boundaries of the resort. As…
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Ski, Ride, and Get Educated with Alpenglow Expeditions

Alpenglow Expeditions strives to facilitate unique, exhilarating, educational, and responsible ski experiences for locals and visitors alike in the Lake Tahoe area. As such, we offer a diverse variety of…
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New Course: Avalanche 1 Refresher

Written by Sam Kieckhefer, Alpenglow Guide When did you take your last avalanche course? Has it been a few years? Just like the snowpack, weather, and conditions are constantly changing,…
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